ASTIGMATOSCOPE

an instrument used to diagnose and measure the level of corneal curvature abnormality astigmatism) in the eye.

ATAQUE DE NERVIOS

a culture-bound syndrome observed mainly among Latinos, and most similar to anxiety. Common symptoms include trembling, crying, uncontrollable shaking, verbal aggression (or both), and...

ACTIVITY PSYCHOLOGY 2

a cultural concept of aging which indicates outstanding aging is classified according to keeping up with societal positions, events, and commitments.

APSAA

Common abbreviation for the American Psychoanalytic Association.

ANTIHISTAMINES

n. Refers to a drug that has the effect of countering the effects of the allergen.

AUTOCRAT

n. an autocratic leader exercises unrestricted authority, reserving all decision making, problem solving, and goal setting for himself or herself rather than collaborating with...

AVOIDANT MARRIAGE

refers to an enduring marriage whereby the partners seldom argue because they have agreed to disagree and accepted their differences without malice.

AUDITORY PERCEPTUAL DISORDERS

a series of language and cognition disorders associated with lesions in various parts of the brain. Lesions may affect hearing differentially, depending on location....

ACOUSTIC PHONETICS

the actual department of phonetics that research the actual physical properties associated with the noise that is human speaking, and the physical means they...

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